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Austin Municipal Auditorium
Austin, Texas

The show starts off with a smoking Truckinā€™ and rolls through a bunch of fine renditions before coming to the crux of the set in a fantastic Dark Star> El Paso> Jam. Keith - sounding a little like Bruce at his best on the piano - is tremendous in the Dark Star, leading a building jam in the latter portion before Jerry and Phil come in to share the duties on what is a terrific piece of music. Then a strangely potent El Paso takes over, eventually descending into a dark and wicked jam that suddenly explodes into roaring sweetness. The next major highlight will come towards the end of the second set, but in between there are some tasty tunes, including a beautiful Brokedown, a lovely Me And Bobby McGee, and a fiery Cumberland. But...